| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, October 11. Live near the Noth Hollywood Metro Red Line station? You may want to safeguard your electronics and pricey possessions.
Crime around the station rose 19 percent, police told the Contra Costa Times....
| Oct 13, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Good morning, readers! Today is Saturday, October 13. An up-and-coming North Hollywood actress aspires to have a long career like Meryl Streep.
Emayatzy Corinealdi, 32, stars in the film "Middle of Nowhere" and told the L.A. Times, "Moving here to L.A.,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Top of the late morning to you. Today's news bites come from all around. Dip in and check 'em out.
Rep. Howard Berman, locked in a tough election campaign against fellow Democrat Rep. Brad Sherman, issued a press release condemning a New Mexico group...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, July 6, 2012. The November election is months away, but two Jewish Democrat reps are locked in a battle for votes in the redrawn 30th Congressional District.
Although Rep. Brad Sherman came out on top in June's...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown will headline a cast of top state Democrats at a Sacramento fundraiser Monday for embattled incumbent Rep. Howard Berman.
Berman (D-Valley Village) is facing an expensive and increasingly nasty race against fellow Democratic Rep. Brad...
| Apr 30, 2012
The Democratic slugfest underway in California's 30th Congressional District is the product of two political developments of recent years: the open primary and nonpartisan redistricting. The former means that the two top finishers in the upcoming...
| May 7, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Rep. Howard Berman crouched on a Sherman Oaks baseball field on a recent Saturday, striking a pose with two 4-year-old boys who had not yet had a chance to break in their uniforms.
A few miles away, Rep. Brad Sherman clutched a boxed American flag that...
| May 7, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Rep. Brad Sherman's reelection campaign is asking federal authorities to investigate what it says is improper coordination between his main rival, fellow Democratic Rep. Howard Berman, and a "super PAC" formed to support Berman in the nationally watched...
| May 10, 2012
California's redistricting reforms of 2008 and 2010 took crucial boundary drawing power away from political parties and gave it to an independent commission. The "top two" initiative of 2010 snatched the primaries away from the parties by awarding the...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Former Olympic great Rafer Johnson is starring in a new cable TV ad for Rep. Howard Berman as the longtime congressman battles with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Shermanfor the same San Fernando Valley seat in the House of Representatives.
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, October 17. How much does it cost to win the votes of residents in the Valley?
So far, $9 million. That's the amount Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman have spent on their campaigns for a newly-drawn...